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Shelter Apr 14
Families going without food to pay extortionate rents for cold homes covered in mould — these are the new slums of Britain. The answer is clear:
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Rose Grayston Apr 11
Replying to @churchofengland
So this isn't quite an act of charity - yet. Right now is "investing in homes as a source of income for the future." But the church clearly recognises the unique position it is in to and contribute to an end to the .
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Chris Wood Apr 15
New research shows more grant funding is needed if government is to reach its 300,000 housing target. This investment is well overdue - government must
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Polly Neate Apr 11
If we forget Brexit for a bit, our politicians might. Please call on the government to commit to in the spending review, on other parties to push them into it, and the media to use some of their Brexit coverage resource on this!
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Shelter Apr 17
Proposed changes to renters' rights are very welcome, as the editorial says. But this is just one part – to tackle our housing crisis fully we must too.
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Neil Goodrich 💚 Apr 17
Social housebuilding is at a 70-year low, while the housing crisis is getting steadily worse. We must act now. I’ve signed ’s petition to demand the government we so desperately need. Join me!
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Neil Goodrich 💚 Apr 17
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Polly Neate Apr 17
Join campaign to NOW. Yes I know boring people say it’ll never be done. Well 2 years ago everyone said don’t even TALK about it. Now it’s on govt’s agenda and all of talks about it. So it can happen. Help make it happen
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Shelter Apr 17
Replying to @Shelter
1.1. million people on the waiting list. Just 12,500 social rent homes planned under the government's current affordable homes programme. You can help. Please sign our petition and urge the government to .
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Shelter Apr 16
Tom and Kim are considered to be at opposite ends of the waiting list, but the supply deficit is so bad that they're both struggling to find a home.
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emptyhomes Apr 16
Above all reflects how central is our welcome as it is this is unlikely to reduce the 1.1m waiting list, or £1bn spent on 82,000 households in we need to and bring 216,000 into use
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Shelter Apr 15
Replying to @tabanacles
We've got a petition on social housing we'd love for you to sign and share!
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Rose Grayston Apr 15
Replying to @rosegrayston
As we start to to fix the , we need to 1) focus new supply on areas with plenty of jobs and opportunities 2) combine new with investment in transport and other infrastructure Not an either or, but a both and!
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Polly Neate Apr 15
Right on one count: only will solve the housing crisis
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Shelter Apr 14
Replying to @Shelter
1.1m households are on the waiting list for . Under the government’s current affordable homes programme, which runs until 2022, only 12,500 new social rent homes are planned.
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Polly Neate Apr 14
We see every day the impact of the new slums on children, older people, everyone in between. The answers are obvious. 1. Rights for renters, 2. - join our movement:
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Clare Harkey Apr 13
The private renters trapped in Britain’s new slums
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Polly Neate Apr 13
When I worked I heard so many women who risked their lives every day for years rather than make themselves and their children homeless - because they knew just how bad that would be. Big reason I joined
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Judith Grandi Apr 12
Please consider signing ’s petition. Families can’t go on living like this👇
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emptyhomes Apr 11
waiting lists top 1.1m and over 82,000 households including 120,000 children are in often unsuitable and overcrowded - this is why we need to and bring England's 216,000 into use for those in housing need
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